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Government names AFCA board members
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY 2018
... including a prominent Sydney financial planner, have been appointed to the board of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). The new members are Claire Mackay, Andrew Fairley, Erin Turner and Alan Wein. They join independent AFCA chair Helen ...
Treasurer backs ASIC investigations
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 19 APR 2018
... Government is committed to increasing ASIC's power and resources, and has established the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). "We will allow the Commission to continue to do their work and ASIC will get on with their job of dealing with ...
PJC doubts life insurance industry can self-regulate
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2018
... the code compliance committees power to determine whether breaches occurred, give the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) ability to enforce compliance through determinations, and provide genuine remedies for code breaches, including financial ...
FOS submission points finger at advisers
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 MAR 2018
... Credit and Insurance Ombudsman and Superannuation Complaints Tribunal, to be known as the Australian Financial Complaints Authority. Last week, the Government named former Federal politician Helen Coonan as the inaugural chair of AFCA, which will begin ...
Complaints authority welcomes new chair
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2018
... long-serving Federal senator and cabinet minister, is the chair of the newly legislated Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer said the inaugural chair must have experience in financial ...
SMFSA voices support for AFCA
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2018
Expanding the remit of the newly legislated Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) to protect some rights of self-managed super members marks a "significant step" for the industry, according to the SMSF Association. Establishing AFCA consolidated ...
AFCA, key housing bills passed
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2017
... interact with the financial services industry have cleared both houses of parliament. The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), announced in this year's Federal Budget , will be established as a free, binding dispute resolution service to ...
O'Dwyer urges AFCA consultation
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 NOV 2017
... consultation paper on the terms of reference, governance and funding arrangements for the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). AFCA, expected to operate as of 1 July 2018, is a free, fast and binding dispute resolution service for consumers ...
FS Live Blog: 2017 AFA National Adviser Conference
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2017
... an update on government reforms due next year, including the transition to AFCA, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, a one-stop ombudsman service for consumer complaints on financial services and superannuation. The Minister reiterated the ...
Life insurance complaints down: FOS
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 OCT 2017
... the government's 'one-stop-shop' financial services dispute resolution service, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority.
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